La Boheme

An Operatic Gem in the Ozark Mountains

From Opera in the Ozarks’ 2019 production of Mozart’s Abduction from the Seraglio: Jeremy (right, in what he calls a “gross beard”) in a sword fight with University of Michigan sophomore Jack Merucci (left). By Jeremy Lopez   Opera in the Ozarks at Inspiration Point is a long-running summer program for singers looking to receive…

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Come Together: Fifty Years of Abbey Road

The Institute for Popular Music and Eastman School of Music at the University of Rochester will be hosting the Abbey Road Symposium September 27 through September 29. The interdisciplinary symposium will commemorate the 50th anniversary of the worldwide release of the Beatles’ Abbey Road, with scholarly presentations, keynote addresses, poster sessions and other special events open…

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“Little Red” Comes to Rochester

Rehearsal photographs by Jeremy Lopez. See below for the names of the Little Red cast. By Jeremy Lopez Ian Silverman is the Eastman School of Music’s only opera stage directing student. During his time at Eastman, he has had the opportunity to direct part of the Spring 2019 opera scenes production, and will be directing…

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Gateways Brass Collective at 2019 Fringe

Media Contact(s):      Marni Carfley | Gateways Music Festival | 585-274-1127 | Show Info:      Gateways Facebook Page Fringe Info:,, @RochesterFringe,, #rocfringe19, #leapalittle   The Gateways Brass Collective will perform at the 2019 KeyBank Rochester Fringe Festival on Saturday, September 14, 2019 at Hatch Recital Hall (Eastman School of Music, 433 East…

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An Eastman Student’s Summer at Aspen

Aspen’s Benedict Music Tent By Jacob Buhler This summer, I went to the Aspen Music Festival and School to study for eight weeks. I had an incredibly productive summer studying under Paul Kantor, who teaches at Rice University during the school year and taught my professor, Juliana Athayde, in her undergraduate training. In addition to…

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“A Treasure Trove of Sounds”

Professor of Piano Tony Caramia By David Raymond Professor of Piano Tony Caramia calls his upcoming Eastman Faculty Artist Series recital Celebrating the Music of Women, and in conversation with him it is apparent that he thinks there’s a lot to celebrate – in fact he describes the September 8 concert as “a treasure trove…

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